Brown University

Address:
One Prospect Street, Providence, RI 02912
Phone:
401-863-1000
Website:
http://www.brown.edu
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About Brown University

Brown University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. Graduate degrees are available in at least half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate6,244
 Graduate2,330
 Total8,574
GenderFemale53%
 Male47%
Student Age% Under 2581%
 % 25 and Over19%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time95%
 % Part-time5%
Race/Ethnicity% White46.3%
 % Black5.2%
 % Asian13.6%
 % Latino7.9%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown10.7%
 % International student14%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
 Doctoral Degree
 Doctoral Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal30,135
 % Admitted9%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled53%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT85%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT37%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800760 / 800
 SAT Writing670 / 800770 / 800
 SAT Math670 / 800770 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite29 / 3633 / 36
 ACT English29 / 3635
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math28 / 3634 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$75
 Graduate Application Fee$75
 In-State Tuition & Fees$40,820
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$40,820
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid61%
 % Undergraduates with Loans23%
 % Undergraduates with Grants45%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,310
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,540
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,700
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Providence Area

Median Age28.4
Median Household Income$38,922
Total Population178,130
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.1% 51.9%
 Age 0-954.5%45.5%
 Age 10-1748.6%51.4%
 Age 18-2447.7%52.3%
 Age 25-2950.4%49.6%
 Age 30-3947.2%52.8%
 40+48.3%51.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White49.1%
 % Black15.3%
 % Asian6.4%
 % Latino38.4%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,540
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$748
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50047.2%38.3%9.6%
 $500 to $74919.2%15.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9999.6%23.3%33.6%
 Over $100024.0%23.3%38.4%
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